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Two Republican senators charge they were misled by a senior Pentagon nominee over the handling of a reported arms-treaty breach by Russia.
March 10, 2014 | Sanctions, Nuclear , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Ballistic Missiles
Iran's top diplomat questioned the seriousness of Western atomic negotiators after extensive talks with a chief multilateral envoy, the Wall Street Journal reports.
March 10, 2014 | Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring
Russian Defense Ministry sources are warning that New START arms control inspections could become a casualty of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
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March 10, 2014 | Aliya Sternstein | Terrorism
U.S. transportation officials have suspended live tests of technology that would expand background checks on flight passengers to include Web-use analyses.
March 10, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction
Destroying Syria's chemical weapons by a June deadline was the focus of a White House meeting with the disarmament effort's international overseer.
New checks turned up no escaped radioactive particles in a U.S. waste-burial site placed off limits because of a leak last month, the Associated Press reports.
Senior Obama administration officials are insisting the government is not retreating from its focus on nuclear security despite proposed funding cuts.
March 10, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zones , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament
Middle Eastern nations held a third meeting to weigh holding a conference on a potential regional unconventional-arms ban, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Scottish government is demanding an apology from London for a lack of notification about a radiation leak at a nuclear reactor based in Scotland.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron should apologize for not notifying the Scottish parliament in 2012 when the emission ...
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Partnership for Global Security President Kenneth Luongo, on a diminished White House funding request for nuclear nonproliferation programs.
The signal is we are in retreat on this issue, and I think that is a huge mistake.